Vaccines are safe

MENINGOCOCCAL (Men-C) conjugate vaccines are safe.

This was the confirmation from the World Health Organization (WHO) as Government embarks on a mass vaccination program for more than 300,000 Fijians under the age of 19 years for prevention against life-threatening disease.

According to the international public health body, the vaccination will conjugate meningococcal vaccine was highly effective in preventing people from becoming infected with serogroup C meningococcal bacteria.

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